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Public Apology needed from David Starkey and the BBC

Petition published by J'ara Ami on Aug 13, 2011
6915 Signatures 
Target: Ofcom

Petition Background (Preamble):

David Starkey and the BBC should be made to give a public apology for the unacceptable comments made on the BBC's Newsnight.

Unacceptable comments made:

''The whites have become black''

"This language which is wholly false, which is this Jamaican patois that’s been intruded in England, and this is why so many of us have this sense of literally a foreign country."

"Listen to David Lammy, an archetypical successful black man, if you turned the screen off so you were listening to him on radio you’d think he was white."

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We, the undersigned, call Ofcom to fine the BBC for not challenging the racist comments made by David Starkey.

We, the undersigned, call for Ofcom to have the BBC and David Starkey make a public apology for the unacceptable and racist statements made by David Starkey on the BBC's Newsnight.

The Public Apology needed from David Starkey and the BBC petition to Ofcom was written by J'ara Ami and is in the category Media Issues at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: , , , , ,

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